Quotations From KAHLIL GIBRAN


 

  • A little knowledge that acts is worth infinitely more than much knowledge that is idle.
    Kahlil Gibran (1883-1931), Lebanese poet, novelist. repr. In A Second Treasury of Kahlil Gibran, trans. by Anthony Ferris (1962). The Voice of the Master, pt. 2, ch. 8 (1960).
  • The lust for comfort, that stealthy thing that enters the house a guest, and then becomes a host, and then a master.
    Kahlil Gibran (1883-1931), Syrian-born U.S. poet, novelist. "On Houses," The Prophet (1923).

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  • When we turn to one another for counsel we reduce the number of our enemies.
    Kahlil Gibran (1883-1931), Lebanese poet, novelist. repr. In A Second Treasury of Kahlil Gibran, trans. by Anthony Ferris (1962). The Voice of the Master, pt. 2, ch. 10 (1960).
  • Beauty is eternity gazing at itself in a mirror.
    Kahlil Gibran (1883-1931), Lebanese poet, novelist. The Prophet (1923).

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